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Glenn Keith West, Plaintiff-appellant, v. Robert Raimond, Officer; Officer Butler, PrinceGeorge'scounty Police Department; David S. Skarwecki; Russel P.tedesco; Prince George'sCounty Police Department; Parrisn. Glendening, County Executive; Richard Logue; StephenL.folkee; Gregory Walters, Defendants-appellees.glenn Keith West, Plaintiff-appellee, v. RobertRaimond, Officer; Officer Butler, Prince George'scounty Police Department; David S.Skarwecki; Russel P.tedesco; Prince George's County Police Department; Parrisn. Glendening,County Executive; Richard Logue; Stephen L.folkee; Gregory Walters, Defendants-appellants, 8F.3d 823 (4th Cir. 1993)MOTION FOR NEW TRIALAnnotate this CaseU.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit - 8 F.3d 823 (4th Cir. 1993)Argued: May 7, 1993. Decided: October 19, 1993Appeals from the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, at Baltimore.ARGUED: Jennifer Alisa Smith, Fair & Associates, for Appellants.Thomas Joseph Spain, Associate County Attorney, Sean Daniel Wallace, Associate CountyAttorney, for Appellees.ON BRIEF: Carrie L. Fair, Fair & Associates, Jo M. Glasco, for Appellants.Michael P. Whalen, County Attorney, Michael O. Connaughton, Deputy County Attorney, forAppellees.D.MdAFFIRMEDBefore LUTTIG, Circuit Judge, SPROUSE, Senior Circuit Judge, and KISER, Chief UnitedStates District Judge for the Western District of Virginia, sitting by designation.
PER CURIAM:OPINIONOn November 16, 1988, Glenn Keith West ("West") brought this action against the PrinceGeorge's County Police Department and several Prince George's County Police Officers ("PoliceOfficers") pursuant to Title 42, United States Code, Section 1983 alleging violations of theFourth, Fifth, Eighth, and Fourteenth Amendments of the United States Constitution and variousstate tort claims. On November 18, 1987, West drove his motorcycle at excessive speeds andeluded numerous Police Officers, who were chasing him, for more than 15 miles. The chaseabruptly ended when West collided with a police cruiser. Thereafter, the Police Officersemployed a police dog to assist in their apprehension of West. Judge Garbis granted thedefendant's pretrial motion in limine which prevented West's police expert from testifying as topolice procedure. Judge Garbis also ruled that the fact that the Police Officers had violateddepartmental policy by using more than two cars to pursue West for a misdemeanor speedingoffense was not allowed to be presented to the jury.The case was tried to a jury, and the jury returned its special verdict and interrogatories in favorof all the Police Officers. The court subsequently ordered that " [J]udgment shall BE ANDHEREBY IS entered in favor of all Defendants against Plaintiff, Glenn Keith West, withoutcosts." On December 30, 1991, West filed a request for new trial. On January 8, 1992, JudgeGarbis denied this request and reaffirmed his initial judgment. On January 20, 1992, West filed anotice of appeal. West claims that the district court erred by disallowing his claim that the Police

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